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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Earth Day and Fire Safety

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION

ATTN: Mike DEMARS-PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

PHONE: (831) 479-6843                         &a...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Earthquake Safety Month

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION

ATTN: MIKE DEMARS - PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

Kidde has recalled two models of dual sensor smoke alarms due to risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.  A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Standards of Cover & Management/Administrative Assessment released!

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The goal of this assessment is to identify both the current service level and services desired, and then to assess the District’s ability to provide them. After understanding gaps in operations and resources, we can refer to recommendations to m...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Our 2019-2021 Fleet Services Business Plan is now available!

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Central Fire Protection District's Fleet Services Business Plan is a comprehensive three-year strategic plan that serves as a guide in providing direction to the Division and our customers as we forecast future needs.  You can view this report an...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Our 2017 Annual Report is Now Available!

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Central Fire Protection District publishes an Annual Report that gives an overview of District activities and highlights the accomplishments of each of our Divisions over the previous calendar year.  You can view it here.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Incident Report - 717 Sunset Drive Structure Fire

CENTRAL FIRE DISTRICTINFORMATIONINCIDENT MEDIA RELEASEDATE OF INCIDENT: 12/10/17

DISPATCH TIME: 00:24TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure FireLOCATION OF INCIDENT: 717 Sunset Drive, Capitola, CAOCCUPANT/OWNER OF PROPERTY: UndeterminedBRIEF SCENARIO OF INCIDENT: In ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Incident Report - 267 Chirco Avenue Structure Fire

CENTRAL FIRE DISTRICTINCIDENT MEDIA RELEASEDATE OF INCIDENT:  12/6/17                                 ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Central Fire Celebrates Local Heroes Night with Santa Cruz Warriors

Firefighters and staff from Central Fire attended the Santa Cruz Warriors game on November 15th, 2017 to celebrate Local Heroes Night, an event recognizing local first responders.  In addition to Central Fire, there were representatives from Apto...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

On Nov. 2, 2017, Kidde announced a recall of almost 38 million fire extinguishers sold in the United States. They may not work during a fire emergency if they become clogged and require a lot of force to use. Also, the nozzle can come off with enough forc...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Central Fire Earns District Transparency Certificate of Excellence

Central Fire District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.  Central Fire Protectio...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Central Fire District's Finest Bring Home the Gold

Two of Central Fire Protection District’s finest brought home the gold (and silver, and bronze) when they competed at the 2017 World Police and Fire Games on August 7th-16th in Los Angeles, CA.  The World Police and Fire Games brings to...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Central Fire Adopts Updated Fee Schedule

The Central Fire Board of Directors approved a new fee for services schedule at the regular  board meeting held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  The fee schedule pertains to fees charged by the District for services such as building plan checks, fire inspectio...Read on...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Fundraiser for Santa Cruz Firefighter Clayton Ogden

Clayton Ogden

After being diagnosed with metastatic brain, bone, and stomach cancer, Santa Cruz City Firefighter Clayton Ogden and his family need our help.  Clayton's diagnosis is stage four cancer and he will be receiving 24 hour care and the immediate finan...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Central Fire Participates in Pleasure Point Street Fair

Pleasure Point Street Fair

The Pleasure Point Street Fair was held on Saturday June 24th. This was the 5th year of this event organized by the Pleasure Point Business Association. Many local businesses and restaurants were represented and had booths at the event. Local bands provid...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Central Fire District Hosts Marine Rescue Training for County Agencies

Marine Rescue Training

During the month of June, the Central Fire Protection District is hosting three sessions of Marine Rescue Training at the Santa Cruz Harbor which is available to all Santa Cruz County rescue swimmers.  In attendance for the June 26th training wer...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Central Fire Promotes a New Fire Chief!

Steven Hall

At the regularly scheduled May 9th Board Meeting of the Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the promotion of Interim Fire Chief Steven Hall to the position of permanent Fire Chief of the District. &n...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Firefighters Participate in 'Never Forget Relay' to Benefit Charity

Never Forget Relay 2017

On Sunday May 9th 2017, Central Fire Protection District participated in the Never Forget Relay benefiting the Fallen Officers Foundation in the Forrest of Nisene Marks. The 10k team relay race raised money for the foundation while honoring fallen heroes ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Central Fire Protection District Welcomes New Board Member

Franchi swearing-in

At a Special Board Meeting held on May 5th, Central Fire Protection District welcomed it’s newest Board Member at a swearing-in ceremony.   Barry Franchi was appointed to the position after the retirement of long-time Board Member Ronald Pederson...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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